McLane has owned the Astros since 1992. He has been the most successful
owner in the history of the franchise and one of the most successful owners to
ever grace the professional sports scene in Houston.
From 1993 to 2010 the Astros own the fourth-best record in the National League.
Since then they suck bad. This might explain trading away all of the solid talent over the past few years. But then again, wouldn't a team with solid talent be worth more?